It's Friday on Morning Brew, and all of our chefs are busy cooking this morning. Although frankly that's rather hard to believe, but it seems to be true. So, we'll give the food bit a rest today and play music, then chat after 10.30, to our US politics guy (and author) Peter De Krassel. What exactly does "America first" mean, and is it actually happening? At 11.40, puppy loving crooner David Wright returns with his guitar for some music and news of a furry fundraiser he's host hosting tomorrow with a bunch of comedians. After 12, movie maestro James Marsh returns to the studio after his 3 week freebie tour of the world, to talk about the new Christopher Nolan blockbuster, Dunkirk. In a similar vein he'll also talk about another awfully English film, Their Finest. (9:00am-1pm, email firstname.lastname@example.org )
The Bank of Japan has left monetary policy unchanged at its latest meeting. It will keep buying assets at the current pace of around \80 trillion a year. However, it has pushed back its target date for achieving 2% inflation to “around fiscal 2019″. The ECB has also left its interest rates and bond purchase programme unchanged. ECB President, Mario Draghi, said the central bank would review monetary accommodation in the autumn. That has sent the Euro to a 14-month high against the USD.
Joining today’s Money Talk is Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities. We shall also get a view from Australia with Toby Lawson, CEO of Societe Generale Securities in Sydney.
After 8:30, we talk to FT correspondent and author Ben Bland about his new book “Generation HK: Seeking Identity in China's Shadow”. We also talk to former banker and entrepreneur Tim Chan, the founder of HelloReporter, a start-up which leverages technology to provide affordable PR to other start-ups and SMEs. (8am-9am, email to email@example.com)
Backchat is on summer break. We hope you've enjoyed this year's programmes.
Hugh Chiverton and guests will return on September 4th, right after the 8:30am news.
Enjoy your summer.
On this Saturday's Money Talk Xtra, hosted by Peter Lewis, we're going to talk about getting married. How much do you know about the personal finance habits of the person you’re about to marry? Peter discusses 5 financial questions that you should be able to answer about your partner with an expert. Jimmy Lam meets a Money Talk Xtra listener who is about to get married and seeks advice to help her with her financial concerns. In our investment segment, we look at investing in bonds.
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